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The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala)

http://www.howtoforge.com

This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.

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Created by falko 4 years 41 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 41 weeks ago
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Skype shutdown: where are free software and free protocols?

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Free software is definitely going strong in some areas, especially in the server market. However, there are other areas where free software and free protocols have failed. Internet based voice and video communication is one of those areas.

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The Perfect Desktop - Fedora 11 (GNOME)

http://www.howtoforge.com

This tutorial shows how you can set up a Fedora 11 desktop (GNOME) that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.

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Brave New Skyping World Revisited

http://freedom-blog.net

Refashioned and strengthened main argument against Skype. This article was a revisited continuation of (I think well-known) "Ten Reasons Why You Should Boycott Skype".

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Created by stargrave 5 years 13 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 13 weeks ago
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Ten Reasons Why You Should Boycott Skype

http://freedom-blog.net

If you want to understand what Skype actually is, it might help to picture an almighty telephone and mail company. This company can not only spy on your private conversations and has total control over them, but it also forces you to use it. It owns the telephone lines and all mail transportation and does not let other companies use them.

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Not Even Linux Is Safe From Windows Virii

http://linuxshellaccount.blogspot.com

Man, is this week a-killin' me. Enjoy the photos and funnies.

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I hate Skype. So Should You.

http://gnuru.org

Skype is a predatory virus that should be banned from your computer.
But don't take my word for it. Look at the facts. Skype can be and has been hacked.

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GNU and FSF News for May 2008

http://www.advogato.org

"Skype fought the GPL and the GPL won. The OLPC XO project abandons free software just as RMS switches to an XO; RMS not happy. New monthly newsletters from the FSF and FSFE. GNOME and KDE want to have a joint development conference in 2009. GNOME and GCC conferences coming up later this year. Plus all the usual news: more GPL v3 conversions, HURD news, GNOME news, GCC news, and more..."

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gpl vs. skype back in court

http://www.hackaday.com

"tomorrow the high district court of munich will hear skype argue against the validity of the gpl."

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Tony Mobily interviews the developers of Ekiga

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Tony Mobily at Freesoftware Magazine interviews the developers of Ekiga, the free sfotware for making free 'phone call across the internet.

By the time you have finished reading this epic article you will know a hell of a lot about Ekiga and VOIP in general. Catch these great guys in full spate!

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Created by gaswold 6 years 16 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 16 weeks ago
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Skype now has no free software competitor. Or has it?

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

The OpenWengo project ceased to exist last November, and all the developers have been laid off. So, is it true that Wengophone is dead and Skype has no other serious competitor? Not quite.

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Skype 2.0 vs. Ekiga for Linux

http://www.madpenguin.org

Many of us wonder, why is there so much excitement over Skype when, at its core, Ekiga is a more robust application with even more maturity behind it?

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Created by bluecheese 6 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 37 weeks ago
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Why proprietary code is bad for security

http://wolfgang.lonien.de

Tho Skype is using an encrypted protocol, it’s still their own, non-disclosed code and property. So we don’t know what it contains. The same is true for many network products of big vendors like Cisco and the like - and they are everywhere in between you and your communication partner, be it email, phone, or anything else.

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Beware of Skype

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

On Sunday, August 5, 2007 Bush signed the revised Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) into law, in which the U.S. Congress spinelessly caved in and gave legal authority to the Bush administration to continue to intercept and spy on electronic communications. Then, on Thursday, August 16, 2007 the whole worldwide Skype network goes down. Coincidence?

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Windows Patch Caused Crash, Skype Says

http://www.pcworld.com

Millions of simultaneous user reboots after a routine Windows update overtaxed the VoIP system, Skype says.

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